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From W. B. Tegetmeier   30 June 1869

The Field. | 346, Strand, | London, W.C.

June 30 1869,.

My dear Sir

I have just forwarded by rail a basket of pile game eggs.— they are from a pile cock & pile hens.—1 they were specially put together for me by the Revd F Watson of Kelvedon,2 a very well known breeder of game. so they may be depended on. I hope they are not too late.— I have a quantity of notes for you which I hope to be able to

CD annotations

Top of letter: ‘Pile game | Rev. F. Watson | Breed’ pencil


Forwards a basket of eggs of pile game fowl.

Letter details

Letter no.
William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
The Field , London, Strand, 346
Source of text
DAR 142: 49c
Physical description

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6808,” accessed on 20 July 2019,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 17